Working out in the heat. Working out in the heat does put extra strain on the body and a few people have asked why. I have just read a pretty dry medical paper on this which I will try to explain. What is happening in your body? Firstly your core temperature rises rapidly which is coupled […]

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Blood sugar levels how exercise can help‏

Blood sugar levels: how exercise can help‏ The rise of Type 2 diabetes has been in every news bulletin today.  Type 2 diabetes, unlike type 1, is largely preventable, There are some of us genetically predisposed towards developing this condition but we do not just have to accept this. Unfortunately our urban lifestyle means that everyone […]

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How to form a habit We are now at the beginning of February and it is exactly the time when those New Year Resolutions are tested or abandoned.  It is cold, dark, depressing (add to the general gloom the death of my obsession and artistic hero in January- disregarding Lets Dance album) it would be SO EASY […]

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It is a really good idea for everyone’s health to cut out or cut down on sugar and refined carbohydrates.  The health issues that over-consumption lead to is well documented in the media at the moment.  I have been researching low GI recipes to try and cut out as much sugar as possible.  This Salmon […]

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Inactivity kills more than obesity

Inactivity Kills More Than Obesity Researchers followed 334,161 Europeans for 12 years and found that inactivity kills more than obesity. They assessed exercise levels and waistlines and recorded every death. “The greatest risk [of an early death] was in those classed inactive, and that was consistent in normal weight, overweight and obese people,” one of […]

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